ODIOUS in a Sentence

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odious
 a.  hateful; arousing strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  A flash of odious joy appeared upon the woman's face.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE CAREW MURDER CASE
2  An odious, little, pert, unnatural, impudent girl.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
3  His presence was beginning to be odious to her; and if Maria gained him not, she was now cool enough to dispense with any other revenge.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
4  She had not spirits to notice her in more than a few repulsive looks, but she felt her as a spy, and an intruder, and an indigent niece, and everything most odious.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
5  I quit such odious subjects as soon as I can, impatient to restore everybody, not greatly in fault themselves, to tolerable comfort, and to have done with all the rest.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
6  Mr. Woodley seemed to me to be a most odious person.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
7  As to the special cause of my leaving, it is not merely the strained situation with Mr. Carruthers, but it is the reappearance of that odious man, Mr. Woodley.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
8  Pray do not talk of that odious man.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 13
9  The sight of Miss Lucas was odious to her.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 23
10  I heard a malignant, crackly laugh by the fire, and turning, beheld that odious Joseph standing rubbing his bony hands, and quivering.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
11  When the frog was got in, it hopped at once half the length of the boat, and then over my head, backward and forward, daubing my face and clothes with its odious slime.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER V.
12  Yet I was so weak and bruised in the sides with the squeezes given me by this odious animal, that I was forced to keep my bed a fortnight.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER V.
13  He looks upon study as an odious fetter; his time is spent in the open air, climbing the hills or rowing on the lake.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
14  But I consented to listen, and seating myself by the fire which my odious companion had lighted, he thus began his tale.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 10
15  I abhor every common-place phrase by which wit is intended; and 'setting one's cap at a man,' or 'making a conquest,' are the most odious of all.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
Example Sentence:
1  Cinderella's ugly stepsisters had the odious habit of popping their zits in public.